26   Demarcus Roberson
Demarcus Roberson


Sunrise, Fla.

High School:
Piper H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175



On Roberson: Blazing fast speedster ...Will see time in the secondary after playing as a true freshman in 2006 ... One of the top runners in the nation in the 40-yard dash with a 4.3 ... Can play both safety and cornerback ... Can change a game with his talent.

As a freshman in 2006: Played in 12 games as a true freshman, seeing action in the secondary and on special teams ... Made seven total tackles, two solo and five assists ... Made a stop at New Hampshire (12/2) ... Racked up six tackles in a three-game span with two each in games at Towson (10/14), William Mary (10/7) and Stony Brook (9/23).

Before UMass: Defensive back at Piper High School in Sunrise, Fla. ... Blazing fast speedster who has been clocked at 4.4 in the 40-yard dash ... Honored as Second Team All-County by Miami Herald and Florida Sun-Sentinel ... Played in the North-South Broward County All-Star Game as well as the Broward-Dade County All-Star Game ... Racked up 54 tackles in eight games as a senior ... Had nine pass break-ups, one interceptions, three tackles for loss ... As a returnman, had two kickoff returns for touchdowns and one punt return for a TD.

Personal: DeMarcus LeVone Roberson ... Born July 6, 1988 in Hollywood, Fla. ... Son of Victor and Lisperin Robertson ... Brother of Christian, Jabareia and Imani ... Cousin of former Michigan State and Houston Oiler star running back Lorenzo White ... Uncle Tim Golden played for the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles in the 1980s ... Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.

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